ASLMS recognizes and honors women in energy-based devices with the establishment of the ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices Group. Our focus is women from all specialties involved in ASLMS which includes scientists, clinicians and allied health practitioners.
Charles Townes, Ph.D., the Nobel Prize-winning physicist credited with helping invent the laser, passed away January 27, 2015 at the age of 99. Dr. Townes was an honorary member of the ASLMS. He was honored at the 30th Anniversary of the ASLMS Annual Conference in 2010 for his lifetime achievements in the field of laser research. Dr. Townes spoke on, “How Do New Things Happen? Origins of the Laser.”
Listen to an Audio Clip of Dr. Townes at the 2010 Annual Conference, with an introduction by R. Rox Anderson, M.D.
The ASLMS Preceptorship Program provides a unique opportunity for ASLMS
members who are early in their career to learn new techniques and
perspectives in lasers and other energy based technologies, observe a
successful practice in action and develop valuable career networks.